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  • The Cinnamon Peelerby Michael Ondaatje

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    Michael Ondaatje?s selected poems,  The Cinnamon Peeler , brings together poems written between 1963 and 1990, including work from his most recent collection,  Secular Love . These poems bear witness to the extraordinary gifts that have won high praise for this truly original poet and novelist. more...

  • I Praise My Destroyerby Diane Ackerman

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.00

    Diane Ackerman's poems reveal her intense response to the several worlds of nature, science, and society. Her lyricism fuses wit and sobriety, meditation and activism, and she confronts us with figures both real and fantastic. As always, her strong connection with the natural world, the realms of language and literature, myth and imagination, combines... more...

  • Jaguar of Sweet Laughterby Diane Ackerman

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    In A Natural History of the Senses Diane Ackerman revealed herself as a naturalist who writes with the sensuous immediately of a great poet. Now Jaguar of Sweet Laughter presents the work of a poet with the precise and wondering eye of a gifted naturalist. Ackermans's Olympian vision records and transforms landscapes from Amazonia to Antarctica, while... more...

  • I Ask the Impossibleby Ana Castillo

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.00

    Cherished for her passionate fiction and exuberant essays, the author hailed by Julia Alvarez as ?una storyteller de primera ,? and by Barbara Kingsolver in The Los Angeles Times as ?impossible to resist,? returns to her first love?poetry?to reveal an unwavering commitment to social justice, and a fervent embrace of the sensual world. With the... more...

  • Poem For The Day Twoby Nicholas Albery

    Random House 2011; US$ 21.14

    Poem for the Day Two is a repeat of the formula which made Poem for the Day such a well-loved favourite. There are 366 poems (one for each day of the year, and one for leap years), to delight, inspire and excite. Chosen for their magic and memorability, the poems in this anthology are an exultant mix of old and new from across the world, poems... more...

  • The Colors of Desireby David Mura

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    A collection of poems by the author of  Turning Japanese , exploring race and sexuality, history and identity, through the lens of desire. more...

  • Darwinby Ruth Padel

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00

    This remarkable book brings us an intimate and moving interpretation of the life and work of Charles Darwin, by Ruth Padel, an acclaimed British poet and a direct descendant of the famous scientist. Charles Darwin, born in 1809, lost his mother at the age of eight, repressed all memory of her, and poured his passion into solitary walks, newt collecting,... more...

  • The Mercyby Philip Levine

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    Philip Levine's new collection of poems (his first since The Simple Truth was awarded the Pulitzer Prize) is a book of journeys: the necessary ones that each of us takes from innocence to experience, from youth to age, from confusion to clarity, from sanity to madness and back again, from life to death, and occasionally from defeat to triumph. The... more...

  • What Work Isby Philip Levine

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95

    Winner of the National Book Award in 1991   ?This collection amounts to a hymn of praise for all the workers of America. These proletarian heroes, with names like Lonnie, Loo, Sweet Pea, and Packy, work the furnaces, forges, slag heaps, assembly lines, and loading docks at places with unglamorous names like Brass Craft or Feinberg and Breslin?s First-Rate... more...

  • Poems 4 A.M.by Susan Minot

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 12.00

    In these poems, we come to know a different side of the acclaimed novelist Susan Minot. We find her awake in the middle of the night, contemplating love and heartbreak in all their exhilarating and anguished specifics. With astonishing openness, in language both passionate and enchanting, she offers us an intimate map of a troubled and far-flung heart:... more...